Usage examples for tragedy

  1. The greatest laughter, the greatest comedy, is divided by a hair from the greatest tragedy. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  2. If he told her everything and surprised her love for him, there was the second tragedy. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  3. Yes, I'm writing a tragedy for her now. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  4. We have here a tragedy. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. " Beat Red Riding Hood for tragedy then," challenged one of the group. – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  6. He went over the details of the tragedy and pointed out where the body had been found. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  7. Now comes the tragedy. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  8. From the low, quiet tones of the two no one would have dreamed that a tragedy lay beneath their words. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  9. But the fact is, you only have just the one long, big moment of excitement when great trouble and tragedy come, or else it's all excitement, all the time, and then you go mad. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  10. It was the tragedy of Miss Havisham. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  11. A mystery story conceived almost on the lines of a Greek tragedy. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  12. We met through tragedy. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  13. I was wanted to play my part in this sudden tragedy of experience. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  14. That was a tragedy. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  15. What Tragedy is near? – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  16. The latter is a proper passion of Tragedy, but the former ought always to be carefully avoided. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  17. And all the while, with the face of a man forced into the presence of tragedy, Lord Chelsford was reading that letter. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. But he was not drowned; on the contrary, except for the mud, " as good as new;" and what might have been a tragedy, and a very sad one, had become, as Gypsy said, " too funny for anything." – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps